Phillip A. Kennell


IPFW Bob F. Jesse Medal (1998)

B.G.S., 1992


Phillip A. Kennell was born May 7, 1933 in New York. He received degrees from Colgate University (A.B., 1955; M.A., 1956), Purdue University (Ph.D., 1976) and IPFW (B.G.S., 1992). Dr. Kennell came to IPFW in 1968 and served as Director of Admissions. He founded the International Student Services office and served as its director until his retirement in 1998. Dr. Kennell was also the head baseball coach at IPFW. He received the Ulmer Award in 1994 and the Bob F. Jesse Medal in 1998. Dr. Kennell died April 22, 2007 in Fort Wayne.